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Bill's Restaurant

420 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3011
270-852-8120
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Ranked #5 of 126 restaurants in Owensboro
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The ambiance was mediocre, almost cafeteria feeling. the food was "ok" nothing to brag about, but not awful. all in all, not a bad place, just care for it enough to return.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is a nice privately owned restaurant that is probably overlooked by most local residents in a town that is overpopulated with chain restaurants. I am a local resident who just recently discoverd Bills'. The menu has an enticing variety of entrees from seafood to steak reasonably priced.Wine list is limited but decent. Recently dined there with 5 family members... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The standards on the menu are always good - but go for the specials...they really are special...not pantry sweepings. If you luck into being there for Bill's skate wings or spinach salad with fried chicken livers, you'll be very happy.

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Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Bill's Restaurant is outstanding! Located in an old building with an exposed brick interior and black and white photographs, it exudes understated elegance. The waitstaff is friendly, knowledgable about the menu and happy to pour a taste of a featured wine, ahead of ordering. We have eaten there several times and never been disappointed. On our last visit, our table... More

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Have eaten at Bill's Restaurant about 5 times. It's hit or miss in terms of the food. One meal may but be good and the next may be something you could have ordered at Applebees for one-third the price.

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Celestine
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I looked at Bill`s when I pulled up and thought I was going to an old movie theater. When I walked in, I was in another world. The ladies were so friendly, you get that, " it`s all about you feeling". The appealing feel to this place was amazing. Bill came out and greeted folks, it was short quick greet... More

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Owensboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Being a hometown girl, I was brought up on the great food we have here in Owensboro - and Bill's is no exception! We enjoyed a fabulous meal with excellent service! The wine list was just fantastic and the food choices are like none other anywhere around here! Give Bill's a try for a unique dining experience!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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93 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

This is THE Restaurant ! Bill makes dreams come true! Where else can u get Oysters ,foie grass , veal chop and all made with best ingredients and great care. He loves to cook and it shows . Will definitely be back!

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Owensboro KY
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41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The staff was nice and very professional. The food was excellent. Nice presentation. Good portions. Well prepared. I've not gone enough to settle on any favorite dish or desert. I was disappointed with the wine I selected but thats probably my fault. I would eat there more often but I seem to be crunched for time (It takes a while... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

My wife visited here on a recent Friday night. From the excellent menu choices to the special wine selections, my wife and I could not believe a restaurant of this quality could be in a city of 50000. The fish was prepared to perfection as was our service. A real jewel for a special occasion in fine dining experience.

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